[Mageia-dev] Thunderbird update for Mga 1
boklm at mars-attacks.org
Mon Aug 8 11:00:24 CEST 2011
On Sun, 07 Aug 2011, Luc Menut wrote:
> Thunderbird 3.1.10 in Mga 1 has some vulnerabilities and should be updated.
> Unlike Firefox 4, the Thunderbird 3.1.* branch seems still maintained by
> mozilla; 3.1.12 is planned for 16/08/2011
> https://wiki.mozilla.org/Releases/Thunderbird_3.1.12 .
> So we can stay with the 3.1.* branch, and update Thunderbird to 3.1.11 (the
> version that we have in cauldron since 21/06), or try to update to the last
> version 5.0 (we have a request for Thunderbird 5 in bugzilla
> Personnaly, I would prefer that we stay for now with 3.1.11 (and probably
> 3.1.12) in Mga 1, and that we update to Thunderbird 5 only in cauldron, and
> test it for some weeks.
Yes, if updates are available for the 3.1.* branch, we should use this
version. Updating to newer versions is only an exception allowed when
the previous version is no longer supported.
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